Definition of roorback in English:

roorback

(also roarback, roorbach)

noun

US
historical, archaic
  • A false report or slander promulgated for political purposes.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From the name of the fictitious author Baron von Roorback (also sometimes referred to as von Roorbach).

Pronunciation

roorback

/ˈrʊəbak//ˈrɔːbak/